The Weekend Itinerary is here! For the week of Dec. 18-24, Citygram recommends:
Thurs. Dec. 18
5 cans of food or $5
Drag Karaoke, awkward Santa photo booth, and pop-up shopping from a variety of vintage fashion boutiques? It’s all happening at the Twisted Tiki Holiday Extravaganza where patrons can also enjoy tiki drinks from Midnight Cowboy, a roasted pig and a s’mores station all for a small donation of 5 cans of non-perishables or $5.
• King Bee 1906 E. 12th St. Austin, Texas 78702
Fri. and Sat. Dec. 19-20
Award-winning chef Sonya Coté is hosting a special Feast of the Seven Fishes dinner this Friday and Saturday. The Vigil is a centuries-old Italian celebration of Christmas Eve featuring decadent courses of seafood under the canopy of lights in the garden in East Austin.
Some highlights from the five-course pre-fixe menu include a Golden Tile & Shrimp Ragout with glazed fennel, and a Whole Pink Porgie with opal basil and farro.
• Eden East 755 Springdale Rd • Austin, TX • 78702
• 7pm-10pm Reservations here
Sun. Dec. 21
Hops and Grain is hosting a White Elephant party this weekend, where tacky sweater-wearing patrons will receive a special edition Hops & Grain holiday mug to fill with four beers. White Elephant gifts should be wrapped and cost no more than $10.
• 507 Calles St. Austin, Texas 78702
• Get tickets on Eventbrite here.
Sun. Dec. 21
Anything goes at Bonneville’s increasingly popular pajama brunch, and this weekend, it pays off if your PJ’s radiate with the holiday spirit. A free mimosa and featured menu items like bacon tater tots, should be enough motivation for you to roll out of bed and into the doors of the Cesar Chavez St. restaurant.
• 10:30am to 2:30pm
• 202 W. Cesar Chavez Austin, TX 78701
$7 adults, Free for kids 12 and under
Find that special something at one of the hundreds of artisan gift booths and enjoy live music while you shop at the Armadillo Christmas Bazaar. There will be food, drinks and music including Dale Watson and Uncle Luscious to inspire your holiday spirit all week long!
• December 16-24
• Palmer Events Center
From our Music Radar
by Gillian Driscoll
Black Keys with St. Vincent
• Dec. 19, 8:00pm
• Frank Erwin Center 1701 Red River Street, Austin, TX 78701
• Buy Tickets
Andrew Fest with Wild Child, Eagles Claw
• Fri.-Sat. Dec 19-20, 9:00pm
• Red 7 611 E. 7th Street Austin TX 78701
• Tickets here
Chipper Jones, Neat and Pope
• Sat. Dec. 20, 9:00pm
• Scoot Inn 1308 E 4th St Austin, TX 78702
• Buy Tickets
Photo Credits: Eden East, Armadillo Christmas Bazaar
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